Rachel has contributed to Riverfront Times, MrSkin.com, and co-published the 90’s zine, Saucy (4-Girls, BI-girls). She spends 10-month winters childless in Chicago with her cute new husband and no pets.

Age: 38

Twitter: @RachelMcPadden

What I Do, Job-wise: Nanny, baby clothes designer, writer, researcher


What I Do, Fun-wise: Movies, music, mini golf, making things, marathon television-watching, mouthing off, mollycoddling


My Motto: Here’s to love, here’s to love, a thing for jerks & rabbits


My Anti-Motto: Size doesn’t matter


The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: George C. Scott or Tatum O’Neal


My “celebs to make out with” list: Gibby Haynes, Norm MacDonald, Larry David, Ashlee Simpson, J Mascis, Dr. Drew, Michelle Williams, Vincent Gallo, Kat Dennings, Deborah Ann Woll


The Most Played Song On My iTunes: You and Your Sister by Chris Bell


Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts: Just Kids by Patti Smith


My Most Worn Item of Clothing: My LBC. Little black cardigan


Beauty Products That I Hoard: Red lipstick, red lip gloss, red 18-hr lipstick/lip gloss, hair glosser, face powder (de-glossing), fake eyelashes I don’t actually wear because I can’t put them on straight


I smell like: Hopefully as little as possible


I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): No way, dude. Seriously, NEVER. I’m a very important person